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Fundamental Company Figures

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Market Cap $72.96 billion
P/E Ratio 31.85
Dividend Yield 1.53%
Shares Outstanding 3.61 billion
Earnings per share 0.637
Dividend per share 0.31
Year To Date Return -15.02%
Earnings Yield 3.14%
Franking 100%

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Dividend Payment History

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Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
11 Nov 2020 $0.3100 100.00% Final 18 Dec 2020
12 Nov 2019 $0.8000 100.00% Final 20 Dec 2019
16 May 2019 $0.9400 100.00% Interim 24 Jun 2019
13 Nov 2018 $0.9400 100.00% Final 20 Dec 2018
17 May 2018 $0.9400 100.00% Interim 04 Jul 2018
13 Nov 2017 $0.9400 100.00% Final 22 Dec 2017
18 May 2017 $0.9400 100.00% Interim 04 Jul 2017
14 Nov 2016 $0.9400 100.00% Final 21 Dec 2016
12 May 2016 $0.9400 100.00% Interim 04 Jul 2016
11 Nov 2015 $0.9400 100.00% Final 21 Dec 2015
13 May 2015 $0.9300 100.00% 02 Jul 2015
10 Nov 2014 $0.9200 100.00% 19 Dec 2014
14 May 2014 $0.9000 100.00% Interim 02 Jul 2014
13 May 2013 $0.1000 100.00% Special Cash 02 Jul 2013
13 May 2013 $0.8600 100.00% Interim 02 Jul 2013
14 May 2012 $0.8200 100.00% Interim 02 Jul 2012
16 May 2011 $0.7600 100.00% Interim 04 Jul 2011
18 May 2009 $0.5600 100.00% Interim 02 Jul 2009
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Yearly Dividend Payment Chart

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About Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC)

Westpac Banking Corp (WBC) is Australia’s oldest banking and financial services group, with branches and operations throughout Australia, New Zealand and the near Pacific region as well as offices in key financial centres around the world including London, New York, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Established in 1817 as the Bank of New South Wales, the company changed its name to Westpac Banking Corporation in 1982 and is one of Australia’s “big four” banks in terms of market capitalisation, earnings and customers. Westpac is also one of the largest listed companies on the ASX.

Westpac serves nearly 13 million customers and provides a broad range of consumer, business and institutional banking and wealth management services. Its business portfolio is organised in the following five key divisions: Consumer Bank, Commercial and Business Bank, BT Financial Group, Westpac Institutional Bank and Westpac New Zealand.

Share Price History

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Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
03 Dec 2020 $20.20 $-0.10 -0.49% 7,248,660 $20.30 $20.37 $20.16
02 Dec 2020 $20.30 $0.02 0.10% 7,867,417 $20.30 $20.35 $20.10
01 Dec 2020 $20.28 $0.15 0.75% 7,329,734 $20.01 $20.43 $19.85
30 Nov 2020 $20.13 $-0.30 -1.47% 15,213,356 $20.55 $20.66 $20.08
27 Nov 2020 $20.43 $-0.18 -0.87% 8,109,157 $20.51 $20.61 $20.31
26 Nov 2020 $20.61 $-0.28 -1.34% 10,020,420 $20.77 $20.81 $20.51
25 Nov 2020 $20.89 $0.44 2.15% 14,098,190 $20.87 $21.07 $20.80
24 Nov 2020 $20.45 $0.52 2.61% 12,171,201 $20.10 $20.60 $20.10
23 Nov 2020 $19.93 $0.02 0.10% 7,743,889 $19.90 $20.12 $19.80
20 Nov 2020 $19.91 $0.01 0.05% 15,366,089 $19.90 $20.01 $19.75
19 Nov 2020 $19.90 $0.45 2.31% 18,396,534 $19.62 $19.91 $19.53
18 Nov 2020 $19.45 $0.43 2.26% 13,655,223 $19.16 $19.53 $19.13
17 Nov 2020 $19.02 $0.42 2.26% 19,272,849 $18.77 $19.23 $18.76
16 Nov 2020 $18.60 $0.26 1.42% 1,101,191 $18.60 $18.65 $18.56
13 Nov 2020 $18.34 $-0.04 -0.22% 9,223,475 $18.20 $18.40 $18.03
12 Nov 2020 $18.38 $-0.35 -1.87% 13,180,142 $18.78 $18.78 $18.23
11 Nov 2020 $18.73 $0.05 0.27% 15,028,324 $18.63 $18.81 $18.56
10 Nov 2020 $18.68 $0.92 5.18% 26,094,629 $18.57 $18.88 $18.40
09 Nov 2020 $17.76 $-0.01 -0.06% 8,699,453 $17.79 $17.96 $17.70
06 Nov 2020 $17.77 $0.07 0.40% 8,725,603 $17.84 $17.90 $17.68
05 Nov 2020 $17.70 $0.35 2.02% 9,544,552 $17.33 $17.72 $17.18
04 Nov 2020 $17.35 $-0.35 -1.98% 12,706,384 $17.68 $17.70 $17.20
03 Nov 2020 $17.70 $-0.10 -0.56% 13,569,610 $17.86 $17.92 $17.69
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Director Transactions

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
17 Nov 2020 John McFarlane Buy 7 $133,490
13 Nov 2020 John McFarlane Buy 3 $54,870
10 Nov 2020 John McFarlane Buy 500 $9,425
09 Nov 2020 John McFarlane Buy 4 $79,830
06 Nov 2020 John McFarlane Buy 5 $88,850
04 Nov 2020 John McFarlane Buy 5 $88,250
03 Nov 2020 John McFarlane Buy 5 $88,600
30 Oct 2020 Peter King Expiry 85 $1,534,707
27 Jul 2020 Peter King Issued 13 $326,490
07 May 2020 John McFarlane Buy 100 $1,578
05 May 2020 Craig Dunn Buy 4 $79,027
05 May 2020 John McFarlane Buy 9 $158,334
05 May 2020 Peter Nash Buy 6 $95,760
20 Dec 2019 Lindsay Maxsted Buy 462 $11,628
20 Dec 2019 Lindsay Maxsted Buy 288 $7,248
19 Dec 2019 Peter King Issued 88 $2,169,661
11 Dec 2019 Steven (Steve) Harker Buy 1 $30,008
11 Dec 2019 Peter Marriott Buy 1 $30,008
11 Dec 2019 Margaret (Margie) Seale Buy 1 $30,032
11 Dec 2019 Ewen Crouch Buy 1 $30,008
11 Dec 2019 Peter Nash Buy 1 $30,008
11 Dec 2019 Catriona Deans Buy 1 $30,008
11 Dec 2019 Lindsay Maxsted Buy 1 $30,008
11 Dec 2019 Craig Dunn Buy 1 $30,008
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Directors & Management

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Name Title StartDate Profile
Mr Craig W Dunn Non-Executive Director Jun 2015
Mr John M McFarlane Non-Executive Director,Non-Executive Chairman Feb 2020
Ms Catriona Alison Deans Non-Executive Director Apr 2014
Mr Michael John Hawker Non-Executive Director Dec 2020
Mr Christopher James Lynch Non-Executive Director Sep 2020
Mr Peter Ralph Marriott Non-Executive Director Jun 2013
Ms Margaret (Margie) Leone Seale Non-Executive Director Mar 2019
Ms Nerida Frances Caesar Non-Executive Director Sep 2017
Mr Peter Stanley Nash Non-Executive Director Mar 2018
Mr Steven (Steve) John Harker Non-Executive Director Mar 2019
Mr Timothy (Tim) Hartin Company Secretary Nov 2011
Mr Peter King Acting Chief Executive Officer Dec 2019
Peter King Acting Chief Executive Officer
Richard Burton Acting Chief Executive, Consumer
Curt Zuber Acting Chief Executive, Westpac Institutional Bank
Gary Thursby Acting Chief Information Officer
Alastair Welsh Acting Group Executive, Enterprise Services
David McLean Chief Executive Officer, Westpac New Zealand
Guil Lima Chief Executive, Business
Jason Yetton Chief Executive, Specialist Businesses, Strategy & Transformation
Michael Rowland Chief Financial Officer
David Stephen Chief Risk Officer
Timothy (Tim) Hartin Company Secretary
Carolyn McCann Group Executive, Customer & Corporate Relations
Les Vance Group Executive, Financial Crime, Compliance & Conduct
Christine Parker Group Executive, Human Resources
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Top Share Holders

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Name Shares Capital
Hsbc Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 804,970,476 22.29%
J P Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 528,649,872 14.64%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 226,608,549 6.27%
National Nominees Limited 120,260,184 3.33%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Limited <Agency Lending DRP A/C> 61,608,360 1.71%
BNP Paribas Noms Pty Ltd <Drp> 37,299,817 1.03%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited <NT Comwlth Super Corp A/C> 28,734,255 0.80%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited <Colonial First State Inv A/C> 24,073,078 0.67%
Australian Foundation Investment Company Limited 15,545,000 0.43%
Pacific Custodians Pty Limited 13,576,005 0.38%
Argo Investments Limited 11,908,448 0.33%
Milton Corporation Limited 9,985,458 0.28%
Netwealth Investments Limited 8,490,625 0.24%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd Hub24 Custodial Serv Ltd <Drp A/C> 6,096,187 0.17%
AMP Life Limited 5,699,451 0.16%
NAVIGATOR AUSTRALIA LTD 4,586,686 0.13%
Australian Executor Trustees Limited 4,322,683 0.12%
Nulis Nominees (Australia) Limited 4,273,616 0.12%
Floralcrest Proprietary Limited 3,600,000 0.10%
Hsbc Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited A/C 2 3,048,930 0.08%
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FAQ

Will Westpac pay an interim dividend in 2020?

Westpac’s 2020 interim dividend decision has been deferred and no dividend will be paid in June 2020.

When does Westpac pay its dividends?

Westpac typically pays dividends twice each year, in June and December.

Does Westpac offer a dividend reinvestment plan (DRP)?

Yes. Westpac’s DRP allows eligible shareholders to reinvest some or all of their dividends in additional Westpac ordinary shares with no transaction costs.